The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1954 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 29, 1954
Page 10
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PAGE TEX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, M, 1954 Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton (12:39 quotations) Oct ....... 3512 3513 3499 Dec ....... 3533 3536 3517 3499 3517 CARUTHERSVILLE — A list of Caruthersville High School class officers has been released by the principal's office. 'George Richards is president of the senior class. Other senior class officers are Helen Horn, vice-presi- Men 3557 3562 3547 3547 May 3567 3573 3555 3555 j Donald Lay, treasurer; and Gertie Lou Johnson, reporter. The junior class president is Bu- Obituary Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. Stinnett Services for Mrs. Melinda Caro line Stinnett, 78, of Miami, Fla. will be conducted at 10 a.m. to Oct Dec Mch May 3509 3533 3560 3568 3509 3536 3563 3575 3494 3494 3519 3519 3547 3559 tion Clark. Other junior class officers are Martha Lauck, vice-president; Otis White, secretary;* Bill 3547 3560 Wa fckins, treasurer; Bratcher, reporter. Chicago Soybeans Dec Mch 265% 263% 2641/2 268 269^ 270 266% 267% 268 268 269% 269% and Johnny Chicago Corn 150% '151 154% 154% Chicago Wheat Dec ... 214% 215% Mch .. 216 5 / 8 217% 154% 154% 214% 214% 216% 217 New York Stocks A T and T 172 1-8 Amer Tobacco 61 5-J Anaconda Copper 41 Beth Steel 785-8 Chrysler 68 3-4 Coca-Cola 115 Gen Electric ... 44 ,Gen Motors • 92 Montgomery Ward 71 N Y Central 191-8 Int Harvester ..... 32 7-8 Republic Steel ............. ' 63 1-4 Radio ......;.. ....33 Socony Vacuum ...... 48 3-4 Studebaker is 3-4 Standard of N J .100 Texas Corp .. -. ... 80 1-4 Sears 743-8 U S Steel-... ,. 561-2 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. CfJ—(USDA)—Hogs 8,000; opening slow; later fairly active; barrows ' and gilts over 180 Ib 10-25 lower; lighter weights steady to 25 lower; weights "under 130 Ib showing strength; sows weak to 25 lower; choice 180-260 Ib 19.60-75; latter most popular" price; few loads 19.85 and about 150 head choice No. Is and 2s at 19.90; most 150-170 Ib 18,75-19.50; some 180s also 19.50; 120-140 Ib 18.00-75f sows 400 Ib down 17.25-18.25; load at 18.50 and part load around 240 Ib 18.75; boars Sophomore class officers are Robert Jackson, president: Sue Bader, vice-president; Dorothy Miller, secretary; Ruth Hughes, treasurer; and Nancy Dodd, reporter. Freshman officers are Jerry Thompson, president; Jerry Malone, vice-president; Patty Sawyer, secretary-treasurer; and Chris Figgins, reporter. Negro Held Here For Fatal Knifing Ernest Hubbard, 50-year-old Armorel Negro, is being held in Coun- county Baptist missionary. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Stinnet, who formerly resided here, died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Moore of Miami, with whom she had been maMng her home. She was born in Maiden, Mo., and had made her home in Miami for the past 14 years. In addition to Mrs. Thomas, she is survived by- another daughter, Mrs. Floyd Smith of Hileah, Fla.; four grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. C E. May Dies; Rites Tomorrow Services for. Charley Elmore May, who died at his home here yesterday, will be conducted at 2 ty jail charged with the knife slay- j p.m. tomorrow at Lake Street ing of J. C. Buckner, Negro, which Methodist Church by the Rev. H. occurred last Saturday night at Armorel, according to the sheriff's office. M. Sanford.' •• . . Masonic services will, be conducted at Dogwood Cemetery. Cobb Buckner was stabbed in the sto- • Funeral Home is in charge. mach following an argument between the two men and died before arriving at Blytheville Hospital.. Sheriff William Berryman said. Formal charges of first degree murder were filed in circuit court yesterday by the prosecuting attorney. 12.00-16.00. Cattle 3,500; calves 1,000; opening active and strong on steers and butcher yearlings; 'mostly ligh good and choice steers 22.5025.00; a .few high choice held higher; mostly high choice with a 'ew prime mixed steers and heifers 24.50; cows fairly active and 'ully steady; utility and commercial S.00-12.50; canners and cutters .00-9.00; bulls 50 lower; utility and commercial 11.50-13.00; canner and cutter bulls 8.00-11.00; vealers and calves steady; good and choice vealers 16.00-20.00; a few high choice and prime 21.00-22.00; commercial, and good vealers 12.0016.00; culls 7.00-10.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 12.0016.00. A Blythevilie resident for 25 years, Mr. May was 73, and died after a short illness.- He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Daisy May of Blytheville; two sons, T. L. May of Blytneville .and Frank May of Chicago, HI.; a daughter, Mrs. George Skelton of Blytheville; three brothers; Jessie May of Tdabell,- Okla., Robert May of Hope, Ark., and John May of Lepanto; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Fred Boyett, Roscoe Smallwood, Ray Downing, Firmer Garrison, Aubry Bowling and Green Payne. Manslaughter Charge Is Filed In Fatal Wreck A charge of involuntary man slaughter has been filed in Circuit court against Carl Deaton of Marion, III., in connection with the head-on truck crash on Highway 77 south of Manila Monday afternoon in which, a man and woman were killed. Mrs. Juanita Owens, 38, of the J. P. Morgan farm about 14 miles south of Manila and H. H. (Bed) Oilers, 48, of Big Lake were killed when Mr. Beaton's' coal truck swerved across the highway and hit the Oilers pick-up, knocking it some 50 feet from the point of impact. Mr. Deaton told Deputy Lee Baker and State Policeman Gene Mabry that he went to sleep at the wheel. PAGEANT Services for Elnora Luthia Beard, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Beard of near Promised Land, who died at her home yesterday, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Continued from Page 1 Mo. Miss Poplar Bluff, alternate to Miss Missouri. Patricia Jean—Gargis — Springfield, Mo. Miss Mid-Continent Sprayer. Rozah Carler—Hazen, Ark. Miss leta Tau Alpha. University of Ar- tansas, homecoming maid.. Pat Parnell—Ft. Smith, Ark., Miss Pi Beta Phi, University of Arkan;as. Jimmie Rose Harrison — Little £ock. Miss Kappa Kappa Gamma, Jniversity of Arkansas, Little Rock, Rose Festival Queen. Judy Chenault—Joplin, Mo., Miss Delta Gamma, University of Arkanas. Nina Yarbrough—Trumann, Ark., Miss Alpha Omicron Pi, Arkansas State College. Barbara Anderson — Nashville, Tenn. Miss Blair Products. Janice Bowles—Memphis. Memphis' Miss Universe winner. Julie Hawkins — Caruthersville, Mo. Miss American Legion. Alternate Miss Legion Fair-. Jackie Sue Clark—Forrest City. Miss Forrest City High School. CONTEST Home Chapel by the Rev. J. E. Cooper, assisted by the Rev. Bill Edmonson. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. . • She is survived by her parents; seven brothers, James, Fred, Bill, Ray, Larry 'and Leroy Beard, all of Blytheville, Eugene Beard of Texarkana, Tex.; three sisters, Margie and Patsy Beard, both of BlythevUle, Mrs. Edsell McGlothin of Smiley, Tex. Continued from Page 1 stand for an afternoon of free en tertainment. McDonald Brothers quartet Clothing from Cotton Bags contesi a speech by Tennessee Governo Frank Clement, an hour and one half rodeo, and crowning of vari ous cotton picking contest cham pions are on tap for the afternoon program which gets started Fridaj at 1 p.m. That will end the scheduled activity except for the Cotton Bal which gets started at 9 p.m. Friday night at the Main Exhibit Building at Walker Park. Tex Beneke's orchestra will play for the dance which will be a sell-out. Wearing of some item of cotton apparel will be the "order of the day" for Blytheville residents during ';he Cottovn Picking Contest. To "enforce" this edict, a "Cot- xm Court" will handle all cases of :on-cotton wearing residents "arrested" by high school majorettes who will serve as a special Cotton Court police force. Emory Francis is in charge of this phase of the contest. Dignitaries Due As usual, a number of noteworthy guests will be present with Arkansas' Democratic gubernatorial nominee Orval Faubus heading the contingent. Arkansas Department Commander of American Legion, Abe. Davidson,, also will be present. Pratt Remmel, Little Rock's Republican mayor and Faubus' general election opponent for governor, is also listed along with the following group of well-known MidSoutherners: • J. W.. Hull, president of Arkansas Tech, Russellville; Everett R. Cook, president of Cook and Co., Memphis; W. M. Garrard, general manager of Staple Cotton Cooperative Association, Greenwood, Miss. Tom Gentry, Arkansas Attorney General; Horace E. Thompson, president of Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College, Monticello; 1 Tom 'Fuqua, general manager, of General Shoe Corporation, Nashville, Tenn. Laverne Hays, guitar-playing miss from Shelby, Miss., known as tha 'Meadowlark of Honey Bayou," is bringing her guitar and her pick sack to the National Cotton Picking Contest tomorrow. And plaas 'o use them both. Miss Hayes, wno Is 16, was one of the winners in the Mid-South Fair talent contest in Memphis this year. Miss Hayes will enter the cotton CLEMENT (Continued from Page 1) . state president of the Toung Democrats Club of Tennessee and was a delegate to the last national Democratic convention. Other early October speaking en- picking contest under the sponsorship of a Memphis newspaper and will pluck her guitar and sing during the grandstand program Friday afternoon. gagements for Gov. 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